CNN and Chess.com on the Champions Chess Tour
From Meltwater to Chess.com
The omnivorous behemoth that is Chess.com has gobbled up what had been the Meltwater Chess Tour (more precisely, what was publicly referred to as the “Meltwater Chess Tour” due to their sponsorship, but was still the “Champions Chess Tour” under the packaging), and has democratized it somewhat by allowing any grandmaster to participate in the qualifying events. There will be six official events (after all the preliminaries are over), with the first one just a couple of weeks away.
More here (HT: Allen Becker) and here.
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